MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP), in its initial assessment of the All Saints’ Day, announced that no untoward incident was recorded in the observation of the annual holiday.
This was disclosed by Chief Supt. Wilben Mayor, PNP-Public Information Office (PIO) Chief on Sunday.
“Things are generally peaceful. The only crime incident so far recorded in PRO ARMM recovery of IED,” Mayor told Philippines News Agency in phone interview.
The improvised explosive devise was ound in a cemetery in Jolo, Sulu.
But despite this, Mayor added that the PNP will continue in its task of securing the cemeteries nationwide.
The PNP established a total of 5,407 Assistance Hubs nationwide manned by 39,758 PNP Personnel tasked to ensure the peaceful and orderly observance of All Saints’ and Soul’s Day 2015
In Metro Manila, Police Inspector Kimberly Molitas, chief of Public Information Office of NCRPO, said that as now no untoward incident report as roving police officers continues to be in common sight within the public and private cemeteries in the Metro Manila.
All five districts namely QCPD, SPD, NPD, MPD and EPD reported no untoward incident in their area of responsibility during the occassion” Molitas told the PNA.
Meanwhile, the estimated crowd in Manila North Cemetery is 1.8 million while 32,000 in South Cemetery. PNA